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Old 11-06-2007, 06:07 AM   #2276
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grand president is pretty cozy if you do nto care about the internet for a few days.
Close to everything and a 24hrs dinner place.
then u have the german beer house downstairs that have a great american breakfast all day long.
Would certainely not recomand staying there a month like me. esp for 1050$

theres always the place im staying at right now which is housebythepond.com
if you talk to the receptionist aom(oom) and tell her about me(max) she will give you a rebate.
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Old 11-06-2007, 06:17 AM   #2277
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grand president is pretty cozy if you do nto care about the internet for a few days.

I'm staying there for my first 10 nights in BKK. Whats the matter with the internet there?
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Old 11-06-2007, 07:29 AM   #2278
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try playing poker you'll see.

im pretty glad i am back on a 4mbps stable connect now
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Old 11-06-2007, 09:55 AM   #2279
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if anyone wants to grind tonight the 06
ima grind all night long and i have someone over. ima play untill 2 at least so u can call me and bring your laptop. great internet. soi 22
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Old 11-06-2007, 02:12 PM   #2280
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what r u sick degens gonna do tomorrow? I might want to chk out beerpong
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Old 11-06-2007, 04:01 PM   #2281
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no we went tonight.
i wanna die.
most disgusting overpriced [censored] ever.
ew
ew
ew
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bonus picture of jappe after we ate
mcdonalds

tv dinner set + 10 mcnugget
8 drumstick
4-5 chicken wings
2 hamburgers
1 sandwich
fries
coke
small [censored].
+ a full pasta meal from me 5mins before


if u wanna know why he looks like [censored] www.rewket.com
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Old 11-06-2007, 05:05 PM   #2282
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my rich gf.
thai women owns all.
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Old 11-06-2007, 08:07 PM   #2283
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this thread makes me a sad panda. I may quit my job and hop a plain tomorrow
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Old 11-07-2007, 02:47 AM   #2284
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This picture sums up the advantages and disadvantages of Thai women.
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Old 11-07-2007, 04:50 AM   #2285
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This picture sums up the advantages and disadvantages of Thai women.

i must respectfully disagree. while i will admit a like a nice rack as much as the next guy. a wise man once said more than a mouth full is a waste...lol
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Old 11-07-2007, 05:11 AM   #2286
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how much money do I need for 2.5 weeks in Thailand? Where's the best place to exchange money?
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Old 11-07-2007, 05:32 AM   #2287
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how much money do I need for 2.5 weeks in Thailand? Where's the best place to exchange money?
Really depends on what you like to do. You could use everything between 10K baht and 200K baht.

I just use the ATMs to get money out, far from optimal, but dont really know what else to do...
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Old 11-07-2007, 12:50 PM   #2288
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how much money do I need for 2.5 weeks in Thailand? Where's the best place to exchange money?
There are exchange places EVERYWHERE. Little booths run by banks that are more common than Starbucks locations in any major city in North America.

There are also ATMs EVERYWHERE. Look for the "PLUS" symbol:



At any one of them, and make sure your debit card is on the network. You could also withdraw money from your credit card, but seriously, why?

For under a month, I'd say $1000 (US) would keep you very comfortable as long as you don't need to stay at high end chain hotels and don't plan on doing a lot of shopping.

One of my my last trips I spent almost $1000 on clothing and shoes alone, whereas on another visit I spent that on accommodation, transport AND food for an entire month. You can be extremely flexible with your budget.
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Old 11-07-2007, 03:08 PM   #2289
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how much cash do you usually carry around with you?

is there any sense in getting traveller's cheques?

is it safe to use your credit card in places, and will they give you cash back on credit card purchases? they did this in greece for an additional 5%, which is probably about the same amount a bank would charge you for an interac withdrawal, ya?

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Old 11-07-2007, 08:22 PM   #2290
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i pocket 25K, per withdrawl
And ever pay with your card, always ALWAYS in cash, ore some sort of sexual favor but NEVER with your creditcard
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Old 11-07-2007, 10:45 PM   #2291
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is there any sense in getting traveller's cheques?
I used to think these were stupid and outdated, but it would make sense to get a couple hundred dollars worth in case your credit cards are locked/lost/stolen. I learned this the hard way.
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Old 11-08-2007, 12:57 AM   #2292
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how much cash do you usually carry around with you?

is there any sense in getting traveller's cheques?

is it safe to use your credit card in places, and will they give you cash back on credit card purchases? they did this in greece for an additional 5%, which is probably about the same amount a bank would charge you for an interac withdrawal, ya?

thanks
usually have 3000THB on me.. and I don't keep debit card and CC on me when I'm out, would be too much of a pain if I loose it.

withdrawal are cheaper than paying with CC for me. also if you pay with CC they'll charge your card with THB so you'll still have fees to pay.
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Old 11-08-2007, 01:15 AM   #2293
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Change everywhere in BKK at bank booth. Airport might have a worse rate than in the city so only change enough for taxi at the airport. The rate is 33.6 THB per USD for $50 and $100 banknotes. Really, the only rule is don't change your money before coming to Thailand because the offshore rate is like 5% worse than the inshore rate, current offshore rate is 31.6.

how much u need...600 Baht/day not counting accomodation and alcohol. ymmv
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Old 11-08-2007, 04:23 AM   #2294
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Would you people live in Thailand if the cost of living was the same as in the developed world?
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Old 11-08-2007, 04:40 AM   #2295
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hmm.
cost me more to live here than in canada.
this country is developed, its not friggin india.


we dont all live in huts like those backpackers
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Old 11-08-2007, 04:53 AM   #2296
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Would you people live in Thailand if the cost of living was the same as in the developed world?
If you change one thing, everything changes. So basicly you cant ask this question in a vacuum.

And as pumpui Ive used more or around the same as at home, which is a lot, Im from Denmark which has a high cost of living compared to almost any other place in the world. But the money is just spend on other stuff.
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Old 11-08-2007, 07:52 AM   #2297
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this country is developed, its not friggin india.


we dont all live in huts like those backpackers

WOW!!!!! Uninspiring architecture!!! I've gotta get on the next plane to Bangkok.

How much do you spend a month? Do things cost the same or do you buy more and live in a place you couldn't really afford in Canada?

Why would anyone live in a dirty, smelly, heavily polluted city when you can live in the developed world? Any Thai would happily swap places and live in Canada.
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Old 11-08-2007, 11:10 AM   #2298
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whats the best way to book a flight from bkk to macau?
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Old 11-08-2007, 12:12 PM   #2299
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airasia is basically your only choice among cheap airlines. will be like $150 for a round-trip ticket.

btw, airasia has a "free" flight promotion for booking right now until sunday on some routes: http://www.airasia.com/site/th/en/pr...ence=bkk071147
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Old 11-08-2007, 01:23 PM   #2300
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wow id only 4k baht, thats amazing. thx for the link
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